Category Archives: Dr. Ali’s Heart Course

What Causes Heart Attacks?

Majid Ali, M.D. Absence of Disease Is Not Presence of Health – Part Two What Causes Heart Attacks? Of course, plaque formation in coronary arteries! What causes plaque formation? Of course, arteriosclerosis! What causes arteriosclerosis? Of course, cholesterol deposits in the blood vessel walls! Why do cholesterol deposits form there? There are risk factors: obesity, smoking, stress, hypertension and diabetes.

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An Overdriven Palpitating Heart Needs Oxygen and Compassion

Majid Ali, M.D. A Heart Beats Frantically for An Oxygen-Deprived Acid-Overloaded Body The Heart Story in Simple Words   Slow breathing is the best first-aid for a heart under stress.  Compassion is the way to a heart at peace. This is my simple message for people with an overdriven heart which palpitate or skip heartbeats and continues to do so despite

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What Is The Total Number of Heart Muscle Cells?

Majid Ali, M.D. There are 2–4 billion heart muscle cells in the walls of the main chamber of the heart which pumps blood to all parts of the body. This chamber is called left ventricle and nearly all deaths occurring quickly after a heart attacks result from injury to muscle cells (cardiomyocyte) of this chamber. As many as 25% (one billion

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